The Busby Berkeley Collection, Volume 2

Overview

The last and least of Warner Bros.' Gold Diggers musicals, Gold Diggers in Paris at least has the novelty of a Gallic setting. The stars this time are Rudy Vallee, Rosemary Lane, and Warners musical perennial Hugh Herbert. There aren't really any "gold diggers" i.e. young ladies on the prowl for rich husbands, merely a troupe of stranded nightclub chorines whom Vallee passes off as a ballet troupe in order to win an international prize. Busby Berkeley's choreography is far from his best, especially since he's ...
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Overview

The last and least of Warner Bros.' Gold Diggers musicals, Gold Diggers in Paris at least has the novelty of a Gallic setting. The stars this time are Rudy Vallee, Rosemary Lane, and Warners musical perennial Hugh Herbert. There aren't really any "gold diggers" i.e. young ladies on the prowl for rich husbands, merely a troupe of stranded nightclub chorines whom Vallee passes off as a ballet troupe in order to win an international prize. Busby Berkeley's choreography is far from his best, especially since he's dealing with real dancers this time instead of geometrically arranged nonmoving bodies. The one song of note is "The Latin Quarter," later put to excellent use in countless Bugs Bunny and Pepe Le Pew cartoons.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/16/2008
  • UPC: 883929010202
  • Rating:

  • Source: Warner Home Video
  • Region Code: 1
  • Time: 6:27:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Technical Credits
Busby Berkeley Producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Busby Berkeley Collection, Vol. 2 - Gold Diggers of 1937
1. Plenty of Credits. [1:28]
2. Life Insurance Song. [3:31]
3. Jolly Maids to Gold Diggers. [3:36]
4. Getting Acquainted. [4:38]
5. Close Shave. [3:33]
6. Zip For Insurance. [2:57]
7. Speaking of the Weather: Song. [4:12]
8. Gen's Referral. [4:34]
9. JJ's Jitters. [3:28]
10. Million-Dollar Policy. [4:23]
11. Signed Like a Baby. [3:50]
12. With Plenty of Money and You. [3:03]
13. Medical Exam Jam. [4:06]
14. Bum Ticker, Passing Grade. [3:22]
15. Death of the Party. [4:12]
16. Life Begins at 59. [3:54]
17. Let's Put Our Heads Together. [3:36]
18. Speaking of the Weather: Dance. [3:05]
19. Pooled Resources. [2:36]
20. Debutante Gen. [6:04]
21. Ideas About the Show. [2:44]
22. Sickening Truth. [3:34]
23. Rallying the Troupe. [3:18]
24. Money and Matrimony [4:51]
25. All's Fair in Love and War. [11:32]
26. Cast List. [:27]
Disc #2 -- Busby Berkeley Collection, Vol. 2 - Gold Diggers In Paris
1. Credits. [1:38]
2. Assignment America. [3:21]
3. I Wanna Go Back to Bali (1). [3:08]
4. Listen to the Mockingbird. [2:12]
5. Too Much Business. [3:25]
6. The Representative and the Ex. [4:15]
7. Sign Here. [3:04]
8. Leoni and the Lady. [5:52]
9. Pier Pressure. [1:35]
10. Padrinsky's Pique. [2:27]
11. Daydreaming (All Night Long). [2:58]
12. Colonel Corn. [3:03]
13. Old Hank. [2:25]
14. From the Dog's Mouth. [6:32]
15. A Stranger in Paree. [4:40]
16. We Own the Joint. [2:12]
17. Tiger Rag. [2:40]
18. Kay's Genius. [2:07]
19. Americans In Distress. [3:45]
20. 20 Little Fixer. [4:37]
21. From Pals to Targets. [2:26]
22. Scrapbook Scrap. [3:24]
23. Mona's Aliases. [3:40]
24. Going Crazy. [2:07]
25. Doing It Our Way. [4:02]
26. Getting the Wrong Guys. [5:21]
27. The Lalia Quarter. [5:57]
28. I Wanna Go Back to Bali (2). [2:02]
29. Couldn't Fool Us. [1:26]
30. Cast List. [:45]
Disc #3 -- Busby Berkeley Collection, Vol. 2 - Hollywood Hotel
1. Credits. [1:16]
2. Hooray For Hollywood. [5:26]
3. Reception Committee. [3:54]
4. Hollywood Hotel. [3:19]
5. Mad Mona. [3:59]
6. Not Playing Her Part. [5:02]
7. Walton the Matchmaker. [4:51]
8. Makeup Magic. [2:09]
9. Glamour Girl. [5:36]
10. Party Splatter. [4:17]
11. I'm Like a Fish Out of Water. [6:25]
12. Star Mistreatment. [4:44]
13. Dogged Double Trouble. [4:43]
14. Silhouetted In the Moonlight (1). [3:08]
15. Old Pals Intersect. [4:02]
16. Let That Be a Lesson To You. [8:07]
17. Job Offer. [2:51]
18. Voice Only. [3:59]
19. Sing, Sing, Sing. [3:17]
20. I've Got a Heartful of Music. [2:10]
21. I've Hitched My Wagon To a Star (1). [3:11]
22. Missing Person. [7:06]
23. On the Air. [1:34]
24. Silhouetted In the Moonlight (2). [3:07]
25. Dark Eyes. [4:22]
26. I've Hitched My Wagon To a Star (2). [2:12]
27. Sing, You Son of a Gun; Finale. [3:41]
28. Cast List. [:49]
Disc #4 -- Busby Berkeley Collection, Vol. 2 - Varsity Show
1. Credits. [1:03]
2. We're Working Our Way Through College (1). [3:03]
3. Old King Cole. [2:57]
4. Let's Get Chuck. [4:04]
5. Pass On a Proposition. [6:37]
6. Back at the Frat. [2:39]
7. We're Working Our Way Through College (2). [4:21]
8. Who's Running the Show. [5:02]
9. I'm Dependable. [2:49]
10. On With the Dance. [3:26]
11. You've Got Something There (1). [5:08]
12. It's Contagious. [3:06]
13. You've Got Something There (2). [3:54]
14. Caught In the Act. [3:34]
15. Students On Strike. [3:47]
16. Show On the Move. [4:08]
17. Theatre Invasion. [3:01]
18. Calling All Cops. [3:24]
19. Have You Got Any Castles, Baby? [2:30]
20. Buck and Bubbles Medley. [2:30]
21. Finale: Medley. [3:19]
22. Finale: College Songs. [3:14]
23. Finale: Love Is On the Air Tonight. [1:35]
24. Cast List. [:33]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Busby Berkeley Collection, Vol. 2 - Gold Diggers of 1937
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      The Romance of Louisiana
      Plenty of Money and You
      Speaking of the Weather
      Gold Diggers of Broadway Excerpts
      Theatrical Trailer
   Languages
      Subtitles: English (For the Hearing Impaired)
      Subtitles: Français
      Subtitles: Off
Disc #2 -- Busby Berkeley Collection, Vol. 2 - Gold Diggers In Paris
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      The Candid Kid
      Cinderella Meets a Fella
      Love and Curses
      Theatrical Trailer
   Languages
      Subtitles: English (For the Hearing Impaired)
      Subtitles: Français
      Subtitles: Off
Disc #3 -- Busby Berkeley Collection, Vol. 2 - Hollywood Hotel
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Double Talk
      The Romance of Robert Burns
      Porky's Five & 10
      Theatrical Trailer
   Languages
      Subtitles: English (For the Hearing Impaired)
      Subtitles: Français
      Subtitles: Off
Disc #4 -- Busby Berkeley Collection, Vol. 2 - Varsity Show
   Play Movie
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      A Neckin' Party
      Have You Got Any Castles?
      Theatrical Trailer
   Languages
      Subtitles: English (For the Hearing Impaired)
      Subtitles: Français
      Subtitles: Off
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